Litter row killing: Man jailed over 1995 death
7 January 2016
From the section Leeds & West Yorkshire
West Yorkshire Police
Andrew Batten (left) died after been punched by Anthony John McDonnell at a taxi rank in Leeds in 1995
A man has been sentenced to four years for killing a postman two decades ago during an argument about littering.
Andrew Batten, 42, died after being punched by Anthony John McDonnell during a disagreement over a drinks can in Vicar Lane, Leeds in October 1995.
McDonnell, 45, of Whitebridge Avenue, Leeds, was caught after renewed police appeals on the 20th anniversary of what police called a “needless act”.
He earlier pleaded …read more
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